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  • Environmental Justiceby William M. Bowen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    This book discusses whether and to what extent there are widespread injustices and inequities caused by the distribution of environmental hazards in America today. more...

  • Beyond Edge Citiesby Richard D. Bingham; William M. Bowen; Yosra Amara

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    In his influential 1991 book Edge City, Joel Garreau argued that every American city "is growing in the fashion of Los Angeles, with multiple urban cores". He named these cores "edge cities" because they perform all of the city functions, but rise in places that were farmlands or villages only decades ago, far from the old downtowns. This new book... more...

  • Locus of Authorityby William G. Bowen; Eugene M. Tobin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Locus of Authority argues that every issue facing today?s colleges and universities, from stagnant degree completion rates to worrisome cost increases, is exacerbated by a century-old system of governance that desperately requires change. While prior studies have focused on boards of trustees and presidents, few have looked at the place of faculty... more...

  • Higher Education in the Digital Ageby William G. Bowen; Kevin M. Guthrie

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    Two of the most visible and important trends in higher education today are its exploding costs and the rapid expansion of online learning. Could the growth in online courses slow the rising cost of college and help solve the crisis of affordability? In this short and incisive book, William G. Bowen, one of the foremost experts on the intersection... more...

  • Crossing the Finish Lineby William G. Bowen; Matthew M. Chingos; Michael S. McPherson

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happening, and what can be done? Crossing the Finish Line provides the most detailed exploration ever of college... more...

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